Dailekh: A truck carrying cooking gas cylinders met with an accident this morning at Talpokhari of Guras rural municipality-4 in Dailekh, killing three including the driver.
The District Police Office Dailekh confirmed the deaths of three in the accident involving the truck (Bhe 1 Ka 2201). It was heading towards Dailekh from Nepalgunj when it fell some 150 meters off the road at 9:00 am today.
The deceased have been identified as driver Krishna Chaudhary, 29 of Banke and others two: Bishnu Chaudhary,18 and Lachhiram Chaudhary, 27, from Dang. They died on the spot. It said brake failure led to the accident. However, Prakash Kumai, 28, from Kupindedaha rural municipality-7 in Salyan, managed to save his life by jumping from the vehicle after the driver warned him that brake of the bus failed.